Commissioned Rustic Chest of drawers

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A beautiful commissioned project for our long time client, who had what she described as a plain piece commissioned to have us revive this piece into a feature  piece for the guest bedroom. Our client was after colour and character.  A textured and rustic concept was agreed upon to create a character full piece for her room which had accents of blue. 

This piece had marks and dings during its lifetime and we have embraced these marking through  it's  paint finish, choosing to bring them out in the paint finish and detailing,  balanced of with metallics. Now a beautiful character piece with layers of Vintro colours with a stunning depth to sit as a full character piece in our clients room. Revived specifically to suit our clients brief, style and interior space. 

What we did: 

  • Hand-painted in Aurora using a Staalmeester2020 synthetic brush 
  • aged layered and depth created using the following coloured waxes : Morocco, Christabelle, Teal, French Navy, Casper & Dark Wax. 
  • pulled back with steel wool and wax 
  • Champagne gold, gold and copper  gilded detailing with gilding was from The Artisan Company

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The Artisan Company is a New Zealand owned and based company focussed upon making and making and providing the highest quality decorative paints and tools for homes and all types of spaces. Born out of a rich heritage of bespoke furniture and interiors through the merging of Taylored Revival and Vintro Paint NZ and with several decades of experience we are unashamedly focused upon luxury DIY products and in helping people achieve bespoke looks in their interiors. 

As NZ's only bespoke paint manufacturer making our flagship Premium Chalk Paint we combine technology with our fine tuned natural skills. We use advanced machinery with an exact accuracy measured within less than a ¼ of a ml and use a custom formulation database with complex colours formulated by hand; most of which can't be replicated by machines. We are a proud NZ company who promotes and uses local suppliers and products wherever possible. We also aim to have a positive impact on environment through low VOC paints, minimised wastage and smart use of materials.

To provide the best possible experience for our customers we have also curated artisanal tools including the world renowned Staalmeester brushes which work in perfect  unison with our Premium Chalk Paint and otehr ranges with there rich and creamy consistency. From the advanced bristle materials through to the  INOX steel ferrules it all really helps to achieve the best results, and yes brushes do make a big difference to your painting experience and finish.

Aside from our unique range of products, we are also proud of our decades worth of experience in the field of decorative painting and training. Having been recognised locally and overseas for these efforts has also led us to directly train over three thousand people and paint over two thousand bespoke furniture or interior pieces for clients.

Heritage of Taylored Revival

Taylored Revival or TR as it was known by its regulars was a family business started in a garage in East Auckland in 2012. A leading decorative painting studio which undertook thousands of commissions projects over the years and was considered the leading Chalk Paint retailer in the Australasian region. Progressing through the years from a small retail store in Whitford through to a large format 300m2 retail site in Botany. Take a quick look at the history and the prequel to The Artisan Company below.